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Creator:
Print made by Francesco Bartolozzi, 1728–1815
Title:

Visiting Card of Sir Joshua Reynolds

Date:
1790
Materials & Techniques:
Etching and line engraving on medium, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 17 1/16 × 12 1/8 inches (43.3 × 30.8 cm), Sheet: 3 3/8 × 3 5/8 inches (8.6 × 9.2 cm), Plate: 2 5/8 × 2 7/8 inches (6.7 × 7.3 cm), Image: 2 1/4 × 2 5/8 inches (5.7 × 6.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso of mount in graphite: "This is called by the family (Sir Joshua's collateral descendants) his book plate. I have | never seen a book with this in it!"

Watermark on mount paper, "J. Whatman | 1831"

Lettered, center: "SIR | JOSHUA | REYNOLDS"; lettered, lower left: "F.Bartolozzi fecit."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Frederick W. Hilles
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1974.13.1
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by appointment in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25252
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